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Australian firm Calima Energy eyes Montney drilling start in 2018

Calima Energy has the necessary approvals in hand to begin building a road into its Montney holdings, with an eye to open access and begin drilling as early as this winter. The company announced...

Geoscience BC releases data on Northern B.C. mining potential

Explorers, governments, and First Nations have new data on mineral deposits in a 9,600 square kilometre swath of land in a remote corner of the Peace River Regional District. Geoscience BC released...

B.C.’s first oil and gas land sale of 2018 nets $12.9 million

Industry spent $12.9-million for petroleum and natural gas rights at B.C.’s first land sale of 2018. Eighteen drilling licenses sold for $11.3 million and covering 37,151 hectares at the Jan. 17...

B.C., Alberta lead 2017 land sale resurgence

Interest in the Montney and Duvernay plays in B.C. and Alberta powered a near $800-million resurgence in oil and gas land sales in 2017. Spending in B.C. and Alberta hit $793.93 million last year,...

Trudeau’s B.C. tanker ban does not have our consent, say First Nations oil export backers

The leaders of a First Nations-backed oil pipeline and tanker export proposal off the B.C. coast are speaking out against legislation introduced last week by the federal government to implement an...

BC Oil and Gas Commission issues approval for Fort Nelson LNG plant

Plans for an estimated $18-million liquefied natural gas plant near Fort Nelson have received regulatory approval. The  BC Oil and Gas Commission granted KT Energy a LNG facility permit in March to...

B.C. government gives environmental approval for $1.7b North Montney Mainline

The provincial government has granted environmental assessment approval to plans to build a new 301 km natural gas pipeline in the Peace Region. Environment Minister Mary Polak and Natural Gas...

Pembina’s northeast B.C. expansion receives regulatory approval

Construction has been initiated on Pembina Pipeline’s $235 million northeast B.C. expansion project after receiving regulatory approval, the company announced Thursday. “With regulatory sanctioning...

AltaGas to start construction on new Ridley Island propane export terminal this year

AltaGas has announced a positive final investment decision for its Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal, a $500 million facility that would export 1.2 million tonnes of propane a year to Japan and...

Salteau First Nations, B.C. government ink multi-million dollar Coastal GasLink deal

The government of British Columbia and the Salteau First Nations have reached a new agreement on the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline project to help ensure that the Saulteau community can...